Cryptocurrencies and Municipal Fiscal Strategies #1: Case of Berkeley
8 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Date Written: April 3, 2018
This discussion paper examines participation of municipalities in the field of cryptocurrencies with a view to serving multiple purposes including raising fiscal assets and creating mediums of exchange, as well as encouraging fiscal responsibility, fiscal autonomy, and fiscal transparency; and it does so by considering the case of the municipal government of Berkeley, California.
Keywords: Municipal government, cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, blockchain, public finance, accountability
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation